Mysterious old man and his white house pique curiosity in Taitung

Want China Times
Date: 2015-05-31

A mysterious old man who maintains an old house furnished with abandoned

The curious white house. (Photo/CNA)

The curious white house. (Photo/CNA)

materials and painted pure white, has stirred interest in eastern Taiwan’s Taitung county.

The man, surnamed Lee and possibly in his 80s, has been collecting waste wood, bricks and glass to refurbish the house over the past 30 years, according to local people.

Opinions differ as to what kind of person Lee is and what kind of house he is keeping because Lee, who is hearing-impaired and inarticulate, has never revealed his story.

Standing distinctively on an empty plot of land covering thousands of square meters, however, the house has recently become a tourist attraction.     [FULL  STORY]

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